Volunteer-in-Mission (VIM)

My Lessons Learned in Puerto Rico

by: Lyndy Zabel

I am constantly learning and growing on my volunteer-in-mission (VIM) journey. It’s true that it is a blessing to give, but it is also a blessing to receive. I found myself opening up deeper each time I go and help others in need. When I went to Puerto Rico in August, I grew in self-awareness and empathy when I had to face situations that were outside of my own world view. I try and be open to what the Holy Spirit might want to teach me in that moment. So, here are the collection of moments I learned in August while volunteering in Puerto Rico after the Hurricane Maria:

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VIM Lyndy Zabel